Category: Inclement Weather

Power Restoration Complete

As a result of the high winds that swept through Orange County Tuesday afternoon, Piedmont Electric experienced damage to our transmission and distribution lines resulting in close to 7,000 outages in the southern portion of Orange County. By 9pm Piedmont Electric had restored power to all but 4,500 customers. By… Read More»

Damaging High Winds Outage Update

As a result of the high winds that swept through our area Tuesday afternoon Piedmont Electric experienced damage to our transmission and distribution lines resulting in close to 7,000 outages in southern Orange County. At the time of this update, Piedmont Electric has restored power to all but 4,500 customers.… Read More»

Excessive Heat Watch in Effect – Take Precautions

Excessive heat expected Friday through the weekend. An exessive heat watch is in effect Friday through Sunday. High temperatures are expected to reach or exceed 100 degrees each day. Heat indices as high as 110 to 115 degrees are expected. Click here for more information Refer to Orange County’s News… Read More»

Moderate Risk of Severe Weather for Today, February 24, 2012

The National Weather Service has issued a Tornado Watch until 8pm EST for our area. In the event of an electrical outage please call Piedmont Electric at 800.222.3107. Reports from the National Weather Service have issued tornado watches for the following North Carolina counties: Alamance, Anson, Chatham, Cumberland, Davidson, Durham,… Read More»